Despite growing concern about the potential for brain injuries in football, more young players than ever are playing the game in this country. Researchers at Virginia Tech have been tracking some of them to identify the risks they may face from hits to their heads. Now, they’re out with the first findings of their five-year study. 

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Fresh off a campaign shakeup, Donald Trump is facing new allegations that people who work for him are making questionable statements about Muslims online. 

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Many of Virginia’s colleges are back in session this week. Classes at Virginia Tech started Monday, the University of Virginia’s began today -- and Virginia Commonwealth University kicks things off tomorrow.

After Hours E-Mail Creates Special Kind of Stress

Aug 23, 2016

If you feel like you’re working more hours than you used to, it may be because you ARE.  A new study finds getting emails after work hours, not only eats into your ‘off time’ it also causes a special kind of stress.  

UVA Battles Booze with a Better Party

Aug 22, 2016

Police in Charlottesville continue their search for a suspect in the rape of a young woman on the UVA campus early Saturday morning.  She was pulled from a sidewalk by a man wielding a knife.  It was an unhappy reminder of a problem that has plagued universities nationwide. 

To address the risk of sexual assault and the prevalence of binge drinking, administrators tried something new this year – hoping to protect incoming freshmen.